• Production Manager

    Posted Date 3 months ago(26/11/2018 11:35)
    Job ID
    United Kingdom
    Seniority Level
    Mid-Senior level
    Job Function
    Operations / Manufacturing
    Permanent Full-Time
    Estimated Travel Required
    0 - 10%
  • Company Overview

    Come and work with us the “TT Way” which means we do the right thing, bring out the best in each other, achieve more together, champion expertise and get the job done…well! With approximately 4100 colleagues we operate from 21 locations around the world. Building the expertise of our people is critical to the future success of our organisation.


    TT Electronics is a global provider of engineered electronics. We collaborate with customers in the transportation, industrial, medical, and aerospace and defence markets, providing them with engineering expertise and support through a global network of specialists and world class facilities. As a responsible employer we encourage all our people to “give something back” by supporting the local communities in which we operate.


    Our facility in Bedlington (north of Newcastle upon Tyne) incorporates two divisions; Sensors & Specialist Components and Power Electronics. Sensors & Specialist Components are leaders in high reliability, high performance and engineered electronic components. Power Electronics provide custom solutions for safety critical harsh environment applications, at Bedlington specialising in microcircuit production for the civil aircraft, space, and defence industries.


    Employee engagement is centre stage; we’re focussed on our employees and making TT a great place to work. Here at Bedlington we continue to invest and improve the site’s facilities, regularly get involved in fundraising for local charities and activities in our community, have a busy social club and have a group wide focus on ‘Build Expertise’ in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects developing our current employees and encouraging more to join our industry at this exciting time.

    Role Overview and Responsibilities

    Production Manager - Manufacturing Manager - Operations


    Our business is customer led and we pride ourselves on technical capabilities to deliver customer needs. In this role you will demonstrate Operational excellence regards Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost with team engagement as centre stage. 


    Further duties will include;

    • Striving for zero harm by developing and embedding a health and safety culture
    • Creating high levels of engagement through strong communications and development of people
    • Achieving superior levels of customer service enabled by lean and continuous improvement activities
    • Ensuring the team are equipped to deliver the manufacturing commitments regards output
    • Effective planning of processes and people including skills training
    • Supporting and driving signature processes including S&OP, Performance Management and Process Introduction and Optimisation
    • Delivering key financial and performance data to the Senior management team to support timely decision making
    • Review variance performance and play an active role in the team to develop and implement plans to improve the same

    Qualifications, Skills and Attributes

    The successful candidate will have a relevant technical qualification and demonstrate the leadership qualities fitting with our strategic priorities particularly around culture which is to build an environment of trust and respect whilst also delivering our customer needs and commitments and building both our people and process capabilities.


    It’s an exciting time to join our business; our market is growing, our technologies support major Aerospace customers and there’s scope of opportunity for the right candidate to continue our success.


    If you’re interested; come and work with us, The TT Way: 

    We do the right thing | We bring out the best in each other | We achieve more together | We champion expertise | We get the job done… well!


    We have an extremely diverse workforce stretching across the globe and as such, TT Electronics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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